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Allie Bearing Student File

Student file of Allie Bearing, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on June 10, 1903 and departed on March 25, 1908. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that Bearing married Ralph White Plume and was a...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cemetery Stock Image

Note: As of August 2017, the remains of Dickens (Little Chief) have been disinterred and repatriated. They were previously interred in plot E-04.

Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Dickens (Little Chief), a member of the Arapaho Nation.

Dorcas R. Earle Student File

Student file of Dorcas R. Earle, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on June 10, 1903 and departed on June 1, 1908. The file contains student information cards, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, and report after leaving indicating that Earle was...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Five Arapaho chiefs, c.1885

Studio portrait of five Arapho chiefs with their interpeter. 

Based on comparison with other photographs, the Cumberland County Historical Society has identifeid these chiefs as: Iron Chief (back row left), Sharp Nose (back row right), Black Coal (front row center), and Little Wolf (front...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Cemetery Stock Image

Note: As of June 2018, the remains of Hayes (Little Plume) have been disinterred and repatriated. They were previously interred in plot E-15.

Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Hayes (Little Plume), a member of the Arapaho Nation.

Cemetery Stock Image

Note: As of August 2017, the remains of Horace (Horse) have been disinterred and repatriated. They were previously interred in plot E-16.

Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Horace (Horse), a member of the Arapaho Nation.

Iron Chief, c.1885

Studio portrait of Iron Chief. 

The later pencil caption below the original cursive caption was written by Cumberland County Historical Society staff. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Little Wolf [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of Little Wolf, a visiting chief.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Little Wolf [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of Little Wolf, a visiting chief.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH2-077c and BS-CH-002. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Mollie Naalta Student Information Card

Student information card of Mollie Naalta (here Naatta), a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on March 11, 1881 and departed on June 17, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Northern Arapaho and Shoshone students upon arrival [version 1], 1881

Portrait of nine male students and six female students posed on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds. They are wearing the clothing they arrived in. The caption says they are Northern Arapahoes who arrived in March 1881. 

Other versions of this image identify them as two...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Northern Arapaho and Shoshone students upon arrival [version 2], 1881

Portrait of nine male students and six female students posed on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds. They are wearing the clothing they arrived in. The caption says they are Northern Arapahoes who arrived in March 1881.

Other versions of this image identify them as two...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Susan Littleshield Student File

Student file of Susan Littleshield, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on June 10, 1903 and departed on June 1, 1908. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and report after leaving indicating that Littleshield married Joseph L. Brown and was...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Theresa Felter Student File

Student file of Theresa Felter, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1909 and departed on June 11, 1913. The file contains a student information card, medical/physical records, an application for enrollment, letters/correspondence, outing evaluations, a progress/...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 4 of 5)
May 31, 1890 - July 11, 1890

A series of twenty-three letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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